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Arthur Hiller ,who directed over 25 movies died yesterday at age 93.

Some of the movies he directed were:

"The Americanization of Emily" '64 starring James Garner and Julie Andrews

"Love Story" '70 starring Ali McGraw and Ryan O'Neal based on Erich Segal book

"Silver Streak" '76 starring gene Wilder and Richard Pryor

"Outrageous Fortune" '87,starring Bette Midler,Shelley Long and George Carlin

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Kenny Baker who played the small robot R2-D2 in the "Star War' movies from 1997-2005 has died,he was 81. He had been having health problems for a couple of yrs.

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The wonderful,character actor,David Huddleston died on Tues in Santa Fe, New Mexico of heart&lung disease,he was 86

His best known film role was "Jefferey Lebowski",a unhappy wheelchaired millionaire in the Coen brothers movie"The Big Lebowski" '88 costarring with Jeff Bridges,John Goodman,Julieanne Moore.

His other movie roles: "Olsen Johnson" in Mel brooks very funny movie"Blazing Saddles" '74,"Judge' in "The Producers" '05.

He played "Benjamin Franklin' in '97 Broadway production of '1776'

He had reoccuring role as the grandfather in TV show "The Wonder Years" 88-'93,was nominated for Emmy in 1990 for this role. Sue

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Actress, Gloria DeHaven who starred in MGM musicals in the 40's and 50's died Sat age 91.

A couple of the movies she  co starred in are: "Two Girls and a Sailor" '44 with Van Johnson&June Allyson, "Yes, Sir That's My Baby" '49 with Donald O'Connor. "Summer Stock' '50 with Judy Garland and Gene  Kelly.

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Marni Nixon  died Sun at age 86. She was called 'Cinema's Most Unsung Singer' and rarely credited because she provided the singing voice for actresses Debroah Kerr"The King and I", Natalie Wood in"West Side Story' and Audrey Hepburn in "My Fair Lady'. She also appeared and sang as one of the nuns in "The Sound Of Music" Her memoir "I Could of Sung All Night" was published in 2006. Sue

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@doglover52 - Gee, when did Garry Marshall get to be 81?! I figured he was in his late 60s/early 70s! Actually, 81 is relatively young these days, unless someone has a chronic condition.


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GarryMarshall ,the multi-talented director of TV shows and films,passed away yesterday at age of 81 from complications of pneumonia after a stroke.

A couple of movies he directed were:

"Pretty Woman" '80 starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere

"The Flamingo Kid" 84 starring Matt Dillion&Richard Crenna

"Beaches' '88 starring Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey

 "The Princess Diaries''01 starring Anne Hathaway,Julie Andrews the '04 sequel

most recently,"Mothers Day" '16

He had a brief role in "A League of Our Own" '92 ,true story of womans baseball teams during WW 11. His sister,Penny directed movie. R.I. P Garry,you'll be missed Sue

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Anne Jackson,known mostly for her stage work has died age 90. She was married to late actor,Eli Wallach,who died in 2014 age 98.

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From MSN Entertainment: Gary Shandling

 

66 is pretty young by today's standards, and he wasn't known to be sick.

 

@nctarheel - A lot of these celebrities are "our age", or ones we grew up with a little older, so maybe we're just more aware of them .. and it's a sign of our own mortality.


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Is it my imagination or are celebrities meeting their end in greater frequency than in past years?

 

Seems like we have lost a lot of people this year already and it isn't even April.

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